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If it was the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that black and white would come together in friendship and peace to do justice, his acolytes in today’s Democratic Party appear to have missed that part of his message.

Here is Hakeem Jeffries, fourth-ranked Democrat in Nancy Pelosi’s House, speaking Monday, on the holiday set aside to honor King:

“We have a hater in the White House. The birther in chief. The grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. … While Jim Crow may be dead, he’s still got some nieces and nephews that are alive and well.”

At the headquarters of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, wrote The New York Times, Jeffries’ remarks were “met with … much cheering.”

At a Boston breakfast that same day, Sen. Elizabeth Warren chose to honor King’s memory in her way: “Our government is shut down for one reason … So the president of the United States can fund a monument to hate and division along our southern border.”

At a rally in Columbia, South Carolina, Sen. Cory Booker declaimed — in what could be taken as a shot at his New Jersey colleague, the lately acquitted Sen. Bob Menendez — “We live a nation where you get a better justice system if you’re rich and guilty than poor and innocent.”

Booker urged the crowd “to apply the ideals of Dr. King” and avoid vitriol in dealing with political adversaries.

But his Senate colleague Bernie Sanders, also in South Carolina, wasn’t buying it. Routed by Hillary Clinton in the South Carolina primary in 2016, Sanders is determined not to lose the party’s African-American majority that badly in 2020.

“Today we talk about racism,” said Sanders. “It gives me no pleasure to tell you that we now have a president of the United States who is a racist.”

Sanders apparently connected, with his remarks “drawing applause.”

Joe Biden spoke in D.C. in the full apology-tour mode made famous by his former boss, Barack Obama. He brought up the 1994 crime bill he shepherded though the Senate, which treated consumption and distribution of crack cocaine as more serious crimes than the use of powder cocaine, and then confessed to the crowd that it was “a big mistake.”

“We were told by the experts that, ‘crack you never go back,’ that the two were somehow fundamentally different. It’s not. But it’s trapped an entire generation.”

Biden meant that lots of black folks got locked up for a long time, unjustly, conceding, “We may not have always got things right.”

Biden then proceeded to slander the nation that has honored him as it has few of his generation: “Systematic racism that most of us whites don’t even like to acknowledge” is “built into every aspect of our system.”

Is America, 50 years after segregation was outlawed in our public life, really a land saturated with systemic racism?

Mayor Michael Bloomberg was also in D.C.

The mayor’s problem with African-Americans is that he pursued a policy of stop-and-frisk with criminal suspects in New York. So, he sought to find common ground with his audience by relating “a series of events that had shaped his recent thinking about race.”

The mayor said he had “recently learned about the deadly race riots in which white residents destroyed the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921, and murdered several dozen black residents.”

ORDER IT NOW

But why did his honor have to go all the way back to 1921 and Tulsa to find race riots, when Harlem, in the heart of the town he served as mayor for 12 years, exploded in a riot in 1964 that spread to Brooklyn and Queens and lasted six days?

Why did Bloomberg not bring up the worst riot in U.S. history, when Lincoln sent Union veterans of Gettysburg to shoot down Irish immigrants protesting the draft in New York?

“It’s up to us to bring these stories out of the shadows so they never happen again,” said the mayor.

But where are black communities threatened by white mob violence in 2019? Was the Watts riot of 1965, were the Detroit and Newark riots of 1967, was the rioting, looting and arson that ravaged 100 cities after King’s death a result of rampaging whites assaulting black folks?

Was the LA riot of 1992, which targeted Koreatown, the work of white racists?

Monday, after a meeting with Sharpton, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand offered her message of conciliation. Said the successor to Sen. Hillary Clinton, President Trump has “inspired a hate and a darkness in this country that I have never experienced myself.

“It is wrong to ask men and women of color to bear these burdens every single day. … White women like me must bear part of this burden.”

Does there not come a time when the pandering has to stop?

Ronald Reagan preached America as the Pilgrim fathers’ “shining city on a hill.” For Democrats today, America is the heart of darkness.

Can people lead a republic that they have come to see as a sinkhole of racism?

Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.”

Copyright 2019 Creators.com.

 
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  1. Discrimination against white males really started picking up steam with the election of Bill Clinton. It has been getting worse and worse for white guys ever since. My hope is that the brave young man from Covington Catholic High will serve as a symbol. As he bravely showed, we should never, ever back down. Those days are over – I hope!

    Also, I find it quite hilarious how many VERY OLD MEN are planning runs in 2020. Appparently, the presidency must not be too exhausting. Clinton, Bush II, Obama, and now Trump are all boomers. Ironically, all except Obama were born in 1946, the age when the post-WWII boomer generation began.

    So, in 2020, after 28 years of boomer presidents, is it possible that the D’s are so bereft of talent and new ideas that they will resort to a PRE-BOOMER candidate as their standard bearer? In 2020, both Biden and Bloomberg will be 78, and Sanders 79. That will make them 8 years older than Trump when he was first elected, and he has been the oldest president first elected to date. To top it off, Speaker Pelosi will be 80, so maybe she should thrown her purse in too. The US is starting to look like the geriatrics who ran the Soviet Union into the ground before its collapse.

    Pat, you’ll only be 82 then. You should have won in 1992 against GHWB, but the country was not yet ready. Now it is! So, why not give it one last try? Run, Pat, Run!

  2. Paw says:

    The first condition for any politician etc. is to spread on the floor and shouted loud about the crimes he never did and beg for mercy..With no end. No mercy is, however, permitted.

  3. What a great article.

    Plus … if you haven’t read Buchanan’s ‘The Unnecessary War’, read it. We are living in an upside down matrix created by WW I, WW II, and holohoax lies. It is essential to get things right side up.

    Note to moderator …. I’d like to use a screename but I can’t remember the one I used ….. can you email it to me ????

  4. Paul says:

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren chose to honor Rev. Martin Luther King’s memory in her way: “Our government is shut down for one reason … So the president of the United States can fund a monument to hate and division along our southern border.”

    Does Warren support open borders for the United States and for Israel (which has walls to keep out ethnically cleansed Palestinians and African blacks)? If so, she should say that. She is a fraud (and I am not even referring to her claim that she is American Indian).

  5. Does there not come a time when the pandering has to stop?

    It’ll stop when it stops working.

    • Agree: RVBlake, M. Hartley
    • Replies: @Moses
    , @Realist
  6. swamped says:

    “Can people lead a republic that they have come to see as a sinkhole of racism?”..sure, they can lead it ever deeper into that sinkhole, which is about all they’re good for.Democrats today, of course, will never be caught preaching “America as the Pilgrim fathers’ ‘shining city on a hill.’”To most Dem’s the Pilgrims are genocidal white settler crusaders & fathers are toxic masculinizing rapists. But if this is their whole platform, they may be in for some tough sledding in the general election. Whites vote, too.

  7. Moses says:
    @Mr McKenna

    It’ll stop when it stops working.

    1000x this^

    Division works. Fostering hate and division means power and winning elections.

    The KKKrazyGlue coalition is totally dependent on whipping up hate against Whites. They didn’t stop when White America elected a Black man President.

    They will never stop.

    It is ripping the country apart. They’re just getting started.

  8. But it’s not just the Democrats, the republicans too are every bit as bad as the last 2 years with a Republican majority has shown. Pat surely knows this.

    “There is only one political party in America, it’s the Money Party. It has 2 branches” Gore Vidal.

    • Agree: bluedog
    • Replies: @Sparkon
  9. KenH says:

    “Systematic racism that most of us whites don’t even like to acknowledge” is “built into every aspect of our system.”

    Say hello to the abolition of all standards, set asides on steroids and government enforced equality of outcomes if hair plugs Biden becomes president. Don’t expect any help from the SCOTUS who ruled that discrimination against whites is legal as long as there’s a “compelling interest” to do so.

    And what more compelling of an interest can there be than combatting “systematic” (I think he meant systemic) racism? This is the (((radical left’s))) holy war and they intend to prosecute it until the bitter end unless stopped by bombs and bullets or a comet strike.

    This wouldn’t be worrisome if we had a political party that would fight back and defend the honor of the white population and the nation, but that’s now deemed declasse, white supremacy and anti-semitic. Republican leaders are probably shaking and cowering in the corner of their offices. When they regain their composure they’ll probably start drafting the second step act to release all black men from prison and condemn white nationalism for the 18th time in the last six months.

    The third step act will force all unmarried white women to marry black males and produce mulatto offspring.

  10. It’s quite a contrast between the two parties now.

    The GOP is a defacto white mans party, even if it doesnt behave like one. The Democratic party is a defacto non-white party, and it certainly does behave like one.

    The US electorate is `reportedly around 70% white, non-hispanic, and around 68% gentile white, non-hispanic.

    Remove Jews, and congressmen and women who are (gentile) white non-hispanic in the Dems are now a mere 44.6% of the total….include jews as minorities (and I don’t see why you wouldnt – they likely, on average, have less in common with the gentile working class white than does a recent hispanic immigrant) and it is, demographically, a non-white party.

    The GOP on the other hand, is 92% white, non-hispanic, gentile and male. Thats even whiter than the UK conservative party (91% white, gentile) despite the electorate being far whiter in the UK (>90%) than the US (68%). Of 198 members, it has a mere 12 women (6%) 3 Jews (1.5%) 1 black (0.5%) and 4 (2%) hispanics (Gonzalez, Diaz-Balart, Mast, Herrera-Beutler) who actually look white hispanic, unlike the Omitted Cortex’s of the Dems.

    That term ‘Elections in the US are little more than a racial head count’ is becoming ever more accurate. Bar the striking over-representation of Jews, the US congress is actually quite demographically representation of the racial makeup of the country. Only the two parties represent either side of the racial divide.

    What gets me is, given the GOP is actually largely devoid of Jewish congresspeople, why is it so slavishly, unquestioningly compliant with the Israeli lobby…far more so than the heavily Jewish democratic party.

    While I think attempts at attracting non-whites to the GOP is a dead end, the massive lack of GOP women in congress is pretty stark. I don’t expect (nor would neccessarily want) 50/50 gender representation (15-30% IMO is a pretty natural rate) but 6% being women is going to increasingly stick out like a sore thumb.

  11. @Roger Acton

    Foolishly, I counted one GOP member twice…One member is both hispanic and female…so its even more a ‘white mans party’

    Also, the last time I used the word ‘representation’ i meant to use ‘representative’

  12. Realist says:
    @Mr McKenna

    It will stop if the Whites ever find their balls.

    • Replies: @Joseph Doaks
    , @TTSSYF
    , @Uslabor
  13. Anon[300] • Disclaimer says:

    “‘It’s up to us to bring these stories out of the shadows so they never happen again,’ said the mayor.”

    What he really means is it’s up to them to keep bringing the past up to keep everyone stirred up and rub white peoples’ faces in it.

    Maybe if they’d shut up and quit bringing “these stories” out the dust would settle and people could be a little peaceful. And as far as “these stories” being in the shadows, bullshit. They have done a great job keeping them in the spotlight, not the shadows. Now Channon Christian and Christopher Newsome – that is in the shadows.

  14. Stick says:

    The mayor said he had “recently learned about the deadly race riots in which white residents destroyed the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921, and murdered several dozen black residents.”

    I guess De Blasio forgot all those 67 Race Riots aimed at his own people nationwide. Funny that.

    • Replies: @RVBlake
    , @Achmed E. Newman
  15. Rurik says:

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand offered her message of conciliation. …

    President Trump has “inspired a hate and a darkness in this country that I have never experienced myself.

    “It is wrong to ask men and women of color to bear these burdens every single day. … White women like me must bear part of this burden.”

    I’m reminded of Bernie Sanders speaking in Flint, Michigan:

    “When you’re white… said Sanders. “You don’t know what it’s like to be poor. You don’t know what it’s like to be hassled when you walk down the street or you get dragged out of a car. And I believe that as a nation in the year 2016, we must be firm in making it clear, we will end institutional racism and reform a broken criminal justice system.”

    This is a typical house in the Burton neighborhood of Flint, Michigan.

    https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/according-to-the-2015-census-flint-michigan-has-a-population-of-picture-id525004600

    It’s overwhelmingly white, and desperately poor.

    That’s all those people have known. Flint has a large black and (mostly poor) white demographic, and those people have to live and work side by side with each other, day in, day out.

    Now try to imagine just how rotten and malevolent a self-serving scumbag politician would have to be, to try to further sow division and hatred between those desperately poor and struggling peoples.

    It’s not enough that they’re (black and white) forced to drink sludge out of their taps, and bath in lead-laced water. It’s not enough that their communities are ravaged by endemic poverty, and crumbling infrastructure, but then this sack of shit (who himself buys a mansion in Lake Champlain, Vermont – perhaps the whitest whitopia in the nation), has to go there and further destroy these people’s already miserable lives, by fomenting racial hatred and division.

    And as far as no white person knows what it’s like to experience police brutality, I can post several recent videos of white men being murdered by cop for simply failing to submit with sufficient enthusiasm.

    As these white, (and actually privileged) politicians, set our nation’s most powerless people against each other, in a sickening and cynical attempt to gain power for themselves, I can’t help but think of those scene of the French Revolution, and the wild cheers as the guillotine blade drops.

  16. RVBlake says:
    @Stick

    It’s no wonder the mayor was ignorant of the Oklahoma riot, I mean what with the epidemic of out-of-control Whites rampaging through black neighborhoods. And Bernie is just being modest, it gives the ol’ commie no end of pleasure to publicly refer to the President as a racist.

  17. @Stick

    Correction: Mr. Buchanan was writing about Michael Bloomberg when he used the term “Mayor” – it should have been ex-mayor, or gun-grabbing Commie, one or the other … so, yeah, that could be confusing.

    Also, Pat DID mention the ’67 riots as part of his point, Stick.

    • Replies: @redmudhooch
  18. These Democrat candidates may as well all be in a PBR heading up the Nung Potomac River into the Heart of Darkness*, under the command of Captain Willard Chief Warren, to terminate traditional America with extreme prejudice.

    Nancy Polosi, Al Sharpton, Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders …

    The horror, the horror!

    .

    * Apocalypse Now was based somewhat on the Joseph Conrad novel, with the book including a trip up the Congo River.

  19. When I was still a reflexive progressive, someone suggested to me that LBJ—the closest thing to a full-force economic progressive ever elected POTUS—started it all with his social-mores-crushing Un-Great Society. That lingered in my mind, and over the years, I thought how ironic it was that the man whose mental acumen, cunning and get-it-done prowess pushed through the idealistic, JFK-drafted civil rights legislation was the triggering mechanism for the ever-cruder, ever-more-opportunistic drum beat of cynical Establishment Democrats, race-baiting their way into six-figure jobs, with multi-million lobbyist and global speech-making contacts, as the US middle class shriveled. This is no longer the party of FDR, Truman and JFK. This is something else, or maybe, the moral and ethical fabric of America just changed. Did it change for the worse organically, as a result of good intentions with unintended consequences or via cynical and Machiavellian intentions?

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    , @Moses
  20. @Endgame Napoleon

    I’ll give you Truman, and maybe JFK, as part of the old half-way decent Democrats of “the day”, but in terms of creating a Socialist welfare state of government dependents, FDR was the John the Socialist Baptist to LBJ’s Commie-Jesus.

    Then, one can find at least one more instigator of stupidity, by going back to Woodrow Wilson, a most-educated President, but an initiator of the downfall of our Republic.

    • Replies: @Stonehands
  21. The left constantly accuses Trump of racism, to them it’s an immutable fact.

    Where’s your damn proof?

    The lefts tactics have devolved into smearing opponents without any proof, and when they’re called out on it, they simply double down on their baseless smears.

    It may play well in the co-opted media, but the vast majority of middle Americans aren’t buying it. They didn’t buy it in 2016, and 2020 will produce an even wider margin of victory for Trump

  22. @Realist

    The majority of whites, being female, don’t have balls anyway. Add in the white male liberals and the cucked white “conservatives” and we’re badly outnumbered. Maybe white mothers, seeing the white children attacked in D.C., will finally wake up.

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @jacques sheete
  23. @grimfandango

    ” Where’s your damn proof”

    I have been saying, to no avail, for years on end, that the Republicans (the sane ones) made a huge mistake when they allowed the democrats to adopt the motto of Republican “racism” as their main battle bludgeon, and they have since been wielding it with bloodlust relentlessly and with no pushback for five decades.

    The Republicans , in order to turn this madness around MUST finally wrest the “racism” battle axe away from the lunatic Democrats and commence to throw it back at them with as much force as they can conjure up, and fact is the Democrats ARE the most racist politicos on the scene.

    DT should start every single Twitter with the line : “To the Democrats, founders of the KKK, Jim Crow, school segregation, etc.”, and not let up when they start screaming bloody murder, and their DTS causes them to cross the final line ito total madness.

    The whole point being : just why should the “racism” bludgeon work for the Democrats, ( and not for the Republicans) and it has indeed worked to the degree that millions of peoples world wide see the US Republicans as racist maniacs ,and the Democrats as the champions of the down-treaded peoples of color. The bonkers Germans hate the US Republicans with a purple passion, in spite of being totally ignorant of the sordid historical facts surrounding the Democrats.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vet and pro jazz aritist.

    • Replies: @Palerider1861
  24. @follyofwar

    In the consistent quality of these columns, Pat proves every day that he still has what it takes to run. Imagine a debate with Pat, deploying his mastery of historical topics to make the case for Deplorables.

    Trump was supposed to be BatMan, delivering on the wall, halting illegal immigration and limiting the flow of legal immigration significantly. I am still glad that Trump got debate stirred up on key issues, but we need action on immigration, especially. A Buchanan / Coulter ticket would lay to waste a Pochantas / Harris ticket or a Biden / Beto ticket, leaving no squishy, ambiguous meanings for politicians to use as a way to wiggle out of doing anything about the inverse colonization of the USA after winning.

    We were focused on the “big, beautiful wall,” but maybe, we should have focused on that part about the “big door” in the wall. A big door in the existing, dilapidated bits of sporadically placed fence is what we seem to be getting. At least we did not go backwards, with President Trump restoring Obama’s DACA amnesty. But there is still time for Chuck and Nancy—the reincarnation of Tammany Hall bosses—to use brass knuckles tactics to get their way.

    Deplorables keep waiting for Trump to come through with a surprise maneuver, outwitting his race-obsessed opponents to save the Deplorable middle class, which is so despised by both parties…..by the Uniparty. Where is the Trump of the campaign? Where did the Establishment hide him? There are a few other individuals in the Republican Party that I might vote for, but cross-over voters like me did not change direction after many years on a whim. We were hoping for real change, not more symbolic theatrical change from Uniparty actors.

    We changed course to vote for the party opposite.

    It turned out not to be the party opposite; it is the same party with the same basic policies.

    • Replies: @Bliss
  25. @follyofwar

    Trump is finished…We are witnessing the humiliation of an American president…The ZIO Jewish MOB are winning, they are bringing Trump to his knees over the shutdown, the wall, etc. America is time to look at ourselves in the mirror USA is no longer about WE the people it is about They, THE JEWS, Israel, international Zionism…America is lost or has been for some time now. We are witnessing the rise of the NWO Orwellian ZIO jewish regime. Arresting the people that spoke the truth while protecting the liers, treasonous, Unpatriotic, child rapists..Obama, Clinton, Mueller, deepstate mafia, and the MSM…Americans WE the people just LOST our country…without a fight…the Pax JUDAICA.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
    , @Hunter
  26. Bliss says:

    The mayor said he had “recently learned about the deadly race riots in which white residents destroyed the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1921, and murdered several dozen black residents.”

    How could Bloomberg have been so ignorant of this history for so long?

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulsa_race_riot

    • Replies: @Bliss
    , @sparkyshatstorm
  27. @Achmed E. Newman

    Correction: Mr. Buchanan was writing about Michael Bloomberg when he used the term “Mayor” – it should have been ex-mayor, or gun-grabbing Commie, one or the other … so, yeah, that could be confusing.

    So is Trump a commie for banning bump stocks? Thats more than obama ever did. Wake up .

    Marco Rubio Is Spearheading a Gun Control Policy 2A Advocates Warned About
    https://townhall.com/tipsheet/bethbaumann/2019/01/08/marco-rubio-is-spearheading-a-gun-control-policy-2a-advocates-warned-about-n2538539

    William Barr’s Connection to Ruby Ridge, Defending FBI Snipers
    https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/william-barrs-connection-to-ruby-ridge-defending-fbi-snipers/?fbclid=IwAR3r6tBeofZvZlVfb3wX80EPe-tGSvvscKATFyI2SJ0hCh0QYLLM-kjyORs

    Now It’s William Barr: When Will Christians And Conservatives Stop Making Excuses For Donald Trump?
    https://chuckbaldwinlive.com/Articles/tabid/109/ID/3833/Now-Its-William-Barr-When-Will-Christians-And-Conservatives-Stop-Making-Excuses-For-Donald-Trump.aspx

  28. That title, though!!! The Heart of Darkness – laugh out loud funny!

    I love your work, Mr. Buchanan.

  29. Bliss says:
    @Endgame Napoleon

    Where is the Trump of the campaign?

    Good question.

    it is the same party with the same basic policies.

    The quintessential Republican policy: tax breaks for the rich. Trump didn’t campaign on that promise but he sure came through big time for the 1%.

    https://money.cnn.com/2017/11/27/pf/taxes/trump-carried-interest-tax-break/index.html

    Whatever happened to Trump’s crackdown on ‘the hedge fund guys?’

    Instead, he has made the same hedge fund guys he accused of “getting away with murder” very, very happy:

    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/23/hedge-fund-manager-john-paulson-says-trump-has-achieved-a-great-deal.html

    Hedge fund manager John Paulson believes President Donald Trump has achieved much since taking office and remains a supporter of the Republican. “Aside from the messaging, I think he’s accomplished a great deal and I’m supportive of him,” Paulson said in an “According to Sources” podcast. “Generally, I’ve been pretty supportive of the policies that he’s pursued and, you know, I’d be supportive of him again if he did run for president.”

    Renowned for his bets against the American housing market prior to the financial crisis, Paulson, now 63, made billions of dollars as the subprime mortgage lending system collapsed a decade ago. Paulson made an estimated $12.5 billion to $15 billion in 2007 alone.

  30. Bliss says:
    @Bliss

    African-Americans weren’t the only victims of white rioters:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Springs_massacre

    The attacks at Rock Springs were extraordinarily violent, revealing a long-held, almost “feral”, hatred of the victims.[22] The sheer brutality of the violence “startled” the entire country.[23] Besides those who were burned alive, Chinese miners were scalped, mutilated, branded, decapitated, dismembered, and hanged from gutter spouts.[22] One of the Chinese miners’ penis and testicles were cut off and toasted in a nearby saloon as a “trophy of the hunt”.[22][24] The events amounted to racial terrorism.[22]

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_massacre_of_1871

    The Chinese massacre of 1871 was a race riot that occurred on October 24, 1871, in Los Angeles, California, when a mob of around 500 white and mestizo persons entered Chinatown and attacked, robbed, and murdered Chinese residents……….The mob ransacked practically every Chinese-occupied building on the block and attacked or robbed nearly every resident. A total of 17 to 20 Chinese immigrant men were hanged by the mob……….A few contemporary 21st-century sources have described this as the largest mass lynching in American history.[2][9]

    • Replies: @Joseph Doaks
  31. Anonymous[724] • Disclaimer says:

    We were told by the experts that, ‘crack you never go back,’

    I think it is well documented that the CIA aided the development of crack in an effort to fund the Contras. Please don’t dismiss the, look it up.

  32. Trump cucks his cronies in 19.
    Voters send him back to 5th Ave in 20.
    Mueller sends him to slammer in 21.
    Dems declare Paradiso Sovieticus in 22.

  33. Moses says:
    @Endgame Napoleon

    Did it change for the worse organically, as a result of good intentions with unintended consequences or via cynical and Machiavellian intentions?

    Both.

  34. Moses says:
    @grimfandango

    Where’s your damn proof?

    You’re missing the point. Logic and proof got nuttin’ to do with it.

    They are Alinsky, our side is “logic.”

    This is why we lose.

  35. @Roger Acton

    ‘…The US electorate is `reportedly around 70% white, non-hispanic, and around 68% gentile white, non-hispanic.

    Remove Jews, and congressmen and women who are (gentile) white non-hispanic in the Dems are now a mere 44.6% of the total….include jews as minorities (and I don’t see why you wouldnt – they likely, on average, have less in common with the gentile working class white than does a recent hispanic immigrant) and it is, demographically, a non-white party.

    The GOP on the other hand, is 92% white, non-hispanic, gentile and male. Thats even whiter than the UK conservative party (91% white, gentile) despite the electorate being far whiter in the UK (>90%) than the US (68%). Of 198 members, it has a mere 12 women (6%) 3 Jews (1.5%) 1 black (0.5%) and 4 (2%) hispanics (Gonzalez, Diaz-Balart, Mast, Herrera-Beutler)…’

    We’re rapidly reaching the point where politics are going to be about race, and the Republican Party is the white party, so the only rational response is to concern oneself with influencing policy among Republicans. Democrats are only of interest in the sense that they have, of course, to be beaten. If you’re white, it’s becoming academic what the Democratic platform might be. Whatever it is, you don’t want them to win.

    If, for example, I believe that action should be taken to address global warming, then I would do what I could to move the Republican Party in that direction. It would be logically suicidal to consider voting Democrat on that account.

    The days when one could think otherwise are gone. Now it’s all about which race wins. I wasn’t the one who made it that way, either.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  36. @Authenticjazzman

    You insist you’re a smart fellow, heck you even brag about being “Mensa” qualified…okay, then understand this:

    The Democrat/Republican Party was originated with Thomas Jefferson and heavily supported by Southerners…the split became fixed when Lincoln (heavily supported by Northerners, nee Yankees) was elected as a Republican, defeating his Democrat rival.

    For many decades after 1865 the (agrarian conservative) South remained primarily Democrat, the (industrial liberal) North Republican. However, beginning primarily in the mid-20th century as the Democrat Party began moving more and more to the Left with their policies, the conservative Southern Democrats eventually switched places with the liberal Northern Republicans, leading to the current party makeup.

    People like me with deep Southern roots vote Republican, but we were Democrats generations ago, and we did own slaves (I am not ashamed to say in the slightest). During the so-called Reconstruction era, when White Southerners had to rely on their own resources to survive another day in that time of systemic violence directed at them and supported by the Union, organizations like the KuKluxKlan (and the Knights of the White Camellia), were created for self-defense…and they were quite effective!

    End of history lesson, Mr. Mensa. Here is my final statement on our current demise:

    Until White people quit running from the ‘racist’ label hurled at them by people who are anti-White, they will forever be on the defense, and folly will always follow!

    Palerider1861, a proud American racist.

  37. @Martin Luther

    Perhaps you wrote your comment prior to Trump’s most recent capitulation. The government is now reopened with NO MONEY for the wall. And Trump claims that, if an agreement on funding the wall is not reached by Feb 15, he will either shut down the govt. again, (I can’t think of a more losing strategy), or declare a National Emergency and build it by decree. Does anyone believe that? A Federal Court will slap down his National Emergency immediately, and who knows if the Supremes will even want to touch the case.

    Still, his ever shrinking bunch of MAGA cheerleaders think Trump is playing the “long-game” and 4-D chess. Hello? Trump has less that 2 years left. The is NO TIME for a long-game. I doubt if Trump can play old fashioned 1-D chess, let alone 4-D.

    Trump, a good while back, said something to the effect that he never met more vicious people in business than he’s encountered in the DC Swamp. An old woman and a Jewish shyster outplayed him and he got nothing. Apparently, Trump has never learned how the rotten game is played inside the Beltway, and he never picked experienced advisors willing to help him. I wouldn’t be at all surprised if his sneaky looking Jewish Supremacist SIL Kushner has been, behind his back, conspiring against him all along.

    • Replies: @TTSSYF
  38. @Colin Wright

    You think that, as a Republican, the party’s first priority should be “to address global warming?” Forget about it. With zero consensus on whether global warming even exists, I can’t think of an idea which is more dead in the water for conservatives.

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
  39. TTSSYF says:
    @Realist

    We will find our balls when there’s nothing to lose…when we’re willing to die for it in large enough numbers for it to matter.

    However, short of that, whites actually might have more cohesion and influence when we become a plurality. Being outnumbered and threatened might make us more likely to vote as a block.

  40. @grimfandango

    “2020 will produce an even wider margin of victory for Trump.”

    Am I wrongly assuming that you wrote this before Trump’s total capitulation to an devious old woman and a Jewish shyster to end the govt. shutdown with ZERO funding for the wall? Trump got NOTHING for his troubles except for a huge drop in his popularity.

    In rebuttal, I suggest that Trump might not even run again in 2020. With his overly inflated ego, I don’t think that our Twitterer-in-Chief could stand to get trounced by the likes of Kamala Harris or Pocahontas. If the D’s gave Queen Hillary another chance she’d probably beat him too.

    • Replies: @Normie-American
  41. FLgeezer says:
    @Palerider1861

    Palerider,
    Where can I join your cavalry? Thanks for a great post.
    -Geezer

  42. @Palerider1861

    I get tired of the “Democrats are the real racists” crap that is spread around these days.

    Jim Crow and segregation were good things.

    It is quite funny that the first Hollywood blockbuster , Birth of a Nation with adjusted ticket sales of close to $1.8 billion, was a film that told the truth about the KKK and Reconstruction. The other movie with an inflation adjusted box office that high was Gone with the Wind.

  43. Rich says:

    Apparently, the Tulsa riot took place after a black shoeshine boy attacked a White woman, was a arrested and then freed by armed Negroes who attacked the police station. Is Mr Bloomberg telling us that Negroes have the right to attack a police station, armed to the teeth, to free a suspect in a rape case? Interesting.

  44. Sparkon says:
    @follyofwar

    Please, now and for all time: Barrack Obama is not a Baby Boomer. neither by date of birth, nor by his values.

    The real post-WWII baby boom in the United States was over by about 1952, around the same time that television was attaining its position of supremacy and dominance in the front room of the typical US household.

    The essence of the post-war (not wars) baby boom (not booms) was predicated on GIs returning from WWII, re-connecting with wives or sweethearts, and making whoopie babies, lots of babies.

    If your dad didn’t serve in WWII, you’re not a Baby Boomer.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  45. Sparkon says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    Just the “last 2 years”? The money problems started with FDR Democrat turned Republican President Ronald Reagan.

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  46. KenH says:

    The race baiting, anti-white Democrat rhetoric is evidence that populist cuckery, civic nationalism or any other form of race neutral flag waving and economism has utterly failed. Recall that Steve Bannon said civic nationalism would cut deeply into the Democrat’s base and have those blacks and browns voting Republican for a long time. They’d be sporting MAGA hats in no time.

    That didn’t happen in gubernatorial races or the mid-terms in 2018 and it won’t happen in 2020 or beyond and this is after black and hispanic employment is reported to be at historic lows.

    Blacks and browns are economically better off under Trump but didn’t repay the Republicans with political support because the majority of Republicans don’t look or think like them and are perceived as the white party even though party leaders run screaming from that label. It all comes down to race.

    Race matters and is now paramount in American politics. Any populist or conservative politician or talking head who downplays this fact, claims otherwise or tries to say that it’s transitory despite all of the evidence should be considered a fraud and an enemy.

  47. @Palerider1861

    You and others here are missing my point entirely, and that being : The question is not how good or bad these organizations/institutions were, rather that the Democrats for the last fifty years have been pounding the Republicans with the “racism” label, and the dumb-ass Republicans have more or less, through their refusal to fight back, and their refusal to hurl the “racist” label back at them, they have more or less stated : Yes you are right, we Republicans are the most disgusting racist scumbags on earth and you virtuous Democrats are the saviors of the down-trodden peoples of color.

    In other words the Republicans have simply allowed the Democrats to pin the “racism” label on them with no objections whatsoever.

    Fact is millions of deciding votes are afforded the Democrats simply because the Democrat voters view the Republicans as “racist”, period.

    Do you get it now?

    AJM

  48. Realist says:
    @Joseph Doaks

    Maybe white mothers, seeing the white children attacked in D.C., will finally wake up.

    Nah.

  49. Sowhat says:
    @follyofwar

    I suppose since I use both my tablet and desktop, my history is skewed, so here I am not being able to agree without actually posting a reply. Ron, can you have the logs worked in a fashion that the email will record times visited and commented? Thanks.
    I agree with Achmed E (aka, Alfred)Newman and follyawar. Run, Pat! You’ll get my vote, faster than the Orange Man did.

  50. Sowhat says:
    @Palerider1861

    “Mensa” all of the self-inflating high-IQ’ers! What a crock. Don’t you know that, when others toot your horn for you, the sound travels a lot further? Besides…, common sense has absolutely nothing to do with intelligence…nya..nya…nya nya.. nya.

    • Agree: follyofwar
    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  51. @Sowhat

    ” don’t you know that when others toot your horn for you, the sound travels a lot further?”

    I am unaware of this concept, however myself, being a pro musician (winds) for the last fifty-plus years, I am quite versed in the concepts of sound travel and acustics in general, but thanks for the (esoteric) tip anyway.

    AJM

    • Replies: @bluedog
  52. @follyofwar

    ‘You think that, as a Republican, the party’s first priority should be “to address global warming?” Forget about it. With zero consensus on whether global warming even exists, I can’t think of an idea which is more dead in the water for conservatives.’

    You miss my point. The point is that given we are entering race war 2020, one can no longer turn to the Democrats for anything. If you’re white, it’s a choice between supporting the Republicans or committing suicide. So, if you have other policy desiderata, you’ll just have to do what you can to push the Republicans in that direction.

    The alternative no longer exists, for all practical purposes. It is as if, say, one dearly wants a bath, and there’s a swimming pool. Fine — but if there’s a twenty foot crocodile in the pool, you’ll just have to figure out some other way to get that bath. Jumping into the pool is not a good idea.

    • Replies: @ziggurat
  53. @Sparkon

    I just looked it up and, indeed, there is no one completely agreed upon definition. But I chose to go with the definition from the Pew Research Center, which I believe is the most common one, which defines the Post WWII baby boom generation as those born in the 19 year period from 1946-64. As so many men were off at war until late 1945, the early ’40’s saw a baby bust.

    As Obama was born in 1960, he is indeed a “late” Baby Boomer, the period from 1956-64. Values, the growth of television, or military service in WWII have nothing to do with it, one way or the other.

    • Replies: @follyofwar
  54. @follyofwar

    Oops, Obama was born on 8-4-61. Still a boomer, though.

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  55. gammer says:
    @follyofwar

    No doubt the real russian spies are the main stream media sowing their discord to america. They are the REAL ENEMIES of the STATE

  56. bluedog says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    I think everyone is well aware of how windy you are,its the substance of course that is lacking…

  57. Sparkon says:
    @follyofwar

    Oops, Obama was born on 8-4-61. Still a boomer, though.

    By your loose and sloppy measure maybe, but not mine, for reasons already explained. Don’t try to lay that cat on me or my generation.

    Another good measure of the generations is reflected in SAT scores.

    Between 1952 and 1966 verbal SAT scores stayed above 470, but beginning in 1967 there was a big drop-off which has continued virtually without recovery, reaching 431 by 1978, (probably the year Obama’s class tested), and 422 by 1991. In the mid 90s, the test was rescaled, and dumbed down.

    SAT verbal scores are a reflection of reading time, and some would say smarts. Watching TV reduces reading time and eventually stupifies the viewer. My 1946 cohort and those born in the immediate post-war years are the last American generation that learned to read before there was a television in the house, and also went on to rack up some of the highest SAT scores ever.

    Less was more.

    So no, the cohorts born in 1946 and those born in 1961 are as different as day and night, not only because of the significant difference in TV exposure during the formative years, but also because the country itself had changed dramatically in those 15 years. Tail fins baby! Obama was born during what I ‘d call the Space Age Beatnik & Twist era, and we sure didn’t have anything like that in the immediate post-war period.

    As they say, “Different strokes for different folks.”

  58. ziggurat says:
    @Colin Wright

    It’s remarkable how many white men still vote Democratic, given the hostility toward that demographic.

    38% of white men voted Democratic in 2014.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_United_States_House_of_Representatives_elections#Voter_demographics

    39% of white men voted Democratic in 2018.
    https://www.cnn.com/election/2018/exit-polls

    Yes, there may be other political factors they’re considering, but no other demographic group would tolerate this treatment. Will Covington (and many more similar incidents to come) change that?

    • Replies: @Colin Wright
    , @KenH
  59. @Sparkon

    Agreed, but I was referring to the period of the Trump presidency and that he has accomplished very little of what he promised were his priorities.

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  60. @ziggurat

    ‘…Yes, there may be other political factors they’re considering, but no other demographic group would tolerate this treatment. ‘

    It is amazing when you think about it.

  61. TTSSYF says:
    @follyofwar

    I think there is a very good chance he will declare a national emergency and move to build the wall by decree. A federal court will slap it down, and it may have to be decided by the Supreme Court (even if, by “decided”, it means being allowed to stand by their not taking the case), but, at this point, he has more to lose by doing nothing in three weeks than at least trying, even if he loses in the courts. If so, history will show that he went down fighting…at least, to some extent.

  62. Sparkon says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    I should say. More and more, it looks like it was all an act. Trump’s platform was built on hot air and vaporware. It’s been a feature, not a bug, although some of his die hard defenders might indeed plausibly blame the media for creating the bug by forming a hyperventilating frenzied sharknado swirling around Trump his entire presidency. Apparently, he enjoys feeding the circling MSM whore-sharks bloody chum with his florid tweets. I can only admire his energy at his age. It must his standard fare of Big Macs and Diet Coke.

    Where Reagan and Trump share the spotlight is their natural talent as showmen. Reagan went to Hollywood, Trump went into real estate. Where Reagan read his lines from a prepared script, Trump shoots from the lip, but they’re both on the same page extracting the wealth of the nation, and funneling it into a relatively small number of favored pockets.

  63. @Bliss

    Geez — whadya expect? he’s a dirty, marxist jew (redundant) — he will say/rewrite history for his own usurist interests

  64. @Bliss

    Further historical evidence that diversity is NOT our strength, and never has been!

  65. @Sparkon

    Actually, the real “wealth of the nation” is not something that can be put in anyone’s pocket—so I’d have to say ‘fail’ to your mostly specious comparison of Reagan and Trump.

    I’m pretty sure our system of capitalism is all about making a profit by providing a product that others need. Maybe Bernie “extract other peoples’ wealth” Sanders is your hero, no bro?!

    • Replies: @Bliss
    , @jacques sheete
  66. KenH says:
    @ziggurat

    And I guarantee that 38-40% of the white population will proudly cast their vote for a Democrat party who hates them come 2020. These people are wallowing in racial masochism and self hatred and cannot be reached. It makes them feel whole and spiritually pure to vote against their racial interests.

    Paul Craig Roberts was correct when he said that only an insane white person would vote Democrat and I’m sorry to say that 40% of the white population meets that characterization.

    • Agree: Joseph Doaks
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  67. Bliss says:
    @Palerider1861

    I’m pretty sure our system of capitalism is all about making a profit by providing a product that others need.

    What product do the hedge fund guys provide?

    • Replies: @Bliss
  68. Hunter says:
    @Martin Luther

    Amen…

    ..thus we’re left with a binary choice…either we have a peaceful national divorce and go our separate ways.

    ..or we undertake Civil War II. There is no other way out….

  69. Bliss says:
    @Bliss

    Here’s what Trump said about the hedge fund guys during the campaign:

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/donald-trump-the-hedge-fund-guys-are-getting-away-with-murder/

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he would change the tax laws to force people who work at hedge funds to pay more in taxes, because “the hedge fund guys are getting away with murder.”

    They’re paying nothing and it’s ridiculous. I want to save the middle class,” Trump said. “The hedge fund guys didn’t build this country. These are guys that shift paper around and they get lucky.”

    Here’s what he did:

    https://www.businessinsider.com/r-fist-bumps-at-hedge-funds-over-trumps-tax-plan-2017-4

  70. @follyofwar

    Feminized modren man wailing hysterically. This isn’t over.

    • Replies: @Stonehands
  71. @Roger Acton

    The current GOP battle cry is that of some Italian forces in WW II: “I Surrender!”

    Here’s a story, I say it really happened, but you may say otherwise. I have no hard evidence, just memories.
    During Buchanan’s election run I was living in Memphis, and attending a Southern Baptist church. Strange place, really, it was impossible to follow the preacher’s sermons. The sentences made sense, but the paragraphs did not. Almost as if the preacher were treating the congregation with supreme contempt.

    Through that rather strange church I was put in touch with the person who organized annual rallies for the “Moral Majority” in Memphis. You may recall that MM wad important once, but that it vanished. Seems the organizer wanted an aide, a gofer to stand around and show that his organization was behind him, at a regional meeting of Baptist leaders. I thought that a bit strange, but took up his offer.

    At the meeting, the person gave a speech (the only one given, it was about a 50 minute meeting). Speech content: “I like Buchanan. So do you all. Our political handlers have threatened that if we actually support Buchanan in any way, they will freeze us out of all future support. Do not support Buchanan.”

    And that was it. All the regional leaders departed and did not support Buchanan.
    And the “Moral Majority” was revealed as a fraud on the Baptists and the American population, as a “controlled opposition” operation. It continued to fade, and shortly vanished, presumably as its controllers shut down one more operation.
    I, personally, was out after that. The person wanted a cutoug of no consequence, but presentable, to represent his organization, which probably had no idea of the speech recounted above. And the American public had no idea . . . Welcome to politics pre-Trump

    Counterinsurgency

  72. @Sparkon

    Okay so just relax and take your medicine, and start counting the days til Jan 2025, and then perhaps if they manage to mobilize enough dead voters and illegals, your party of blue-haired crazies (Democrats) may be back in the WH, and on the road to transforming the US into a pandemoneous northern version of Venezuela.

    AJM

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  73. @Joseph Doaks

    The majority of whites, being female, don’t have balls anyway.

    Oh, yeah? And that’s a yooge problem for us. In fact, most of the males have much smaller ones than, say, Hillary the Laughing Hyena, if they have any at all.

  74. @Achmed E. Newman

    I’ll give you Truman, and maybe JFK, as part of the old half-way decent Democrats of “the day”, but in terms of creating a Socialist welfare state of government dependents, FDR was the John the Socialist Baptist to LBJ’s Commie-Jesus.

    What do you expect? I bet you and most everyone else on this forum [ except me] were brain raped in commie- jew public schools….

    Garbage in. Garbage out.

  75. @Palerider1861

    I’m pretty sure our system of capitalism is all about making a profit by providing a product that others need.

    Oooooh! So that explains why both parties were in on the deal to force folks to buy “health” insurance!!!

  76. @KenH

    Paul Craig Roberts was correct when he said that only an insane white person would vote Democrat …

    Well, PCR got it at least half right.

    But why would anyone vote for either party in this violent, indebted, collectivist cesspool?

    For one thing, the income tax amendment, was put through Congress in 1909 by an overwhelming majority of both parties.…Indeed, the New Deal was not a revolution in any sense; its entire collectivist program was anticipated: proximately by Herbert Hoover during the depression, and, beyond that, by the war-collectivism and central planning that governed America during the First World War.

    -Murray N. Rothbard Rothbard Left and Right: The Prospects for Liberty, [Originally appeared in Left and Right, Spring 1965, pp. 4-22.]
    https://mises.org/library/left-and-right-prospects-liberty

  77. Talk about missing the point… the bulk of the comments indicate that most here don’t get it, and that includes the venerable Mr. B. Sad stuff. Tragic.

    However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government…

    -GEORGE WASHINGTON, Farewell Address, Sep. 17, 1796

    Ain’t “deemokrisy” great? Keep on votin, fellas!

  78. Pat is way off base accusing only the Democrats. It’s long been known that the “dichotomies” between the parties are false.

    “…the major political parties have not represented a real political issue since the 1860s. These parties have not stood for opposite political principles; they have differed only about methods [and name].”

    Rose Wilder Lane Give Me Liberty 1936,1954 p49
    https://mises.org/system/tdf/Give%20Me%20Liberty_3.pdf?file=1&type=document

    “The Cleveland Administration had long before proved what everybody already knew, that there was no essential difference between the Republican and Democratic parties; an election meant merely that one was in office and wished to stay in, and the other was out and wished to get in.”

    Albert Jay Nock
    American Mercury in 1927
    http://theamericanmercury.org/2010/06/anarchists-progress/

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @Liberty Mike
  79. Sparkon says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    Okay so just relax and take your medicine,

    Gosh Jazzman, did you find that worn-out cliché on the Internet all by yourself, or did you have some help?

    your party of blue-haired crazies (Democrats) may be back in the WH

    My party? You must be joking. I broke my ties with the Democrats long ago after incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Cal.) declared in 2006 that impeachment of President George W. Bush (R-Tex) was “off the table,” because, you know, starting an illegal war is not an impeachable offense, at least if you’re one of the “untouchables.”

    With Democrats like that, who needs Republicans? I think I’ve been asking myself that question since LBJ helped set up JFK’s assassination, and the subsequent whitewash.

    a pandemoneous northern version of Venezuela.

    “Pandemoneous” is not a word, but we don’t need to import any pandemonium from Venezuela, if that’s what you’re trying to say, as we’re quite self-sufficient with our home-grown variety being spewed by the politicians and press corp in D.C., and in fact, we’re running a surplus. The most likely direction of any pandemonic movement is from Washington to Caracas, so you’ve got it entirely bass-ackwards.

    Executive summary: Stale cliché, inaccurate assessment, made-up word; sounds like some inauthentic jazz to me.

    • LOL: NoseytheDuke
    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  80. Rurik says:
    @jacques sheete

    Pat is way off base accusing only the Democrats. It’s long been known that the “dichotomies” between the parties are false.

    very bad news here Jacques

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/01/25/elliott-abrams-joins-trump-administration-venezuela-envoy/2681170002/

    Pompeo told reporters at the State Department Friday. “Elliott’s passions for the rights and liberties of all peoples makes him a perfect fit and a valuable and timely addition.”

    as Orwellian as you can get.

    I’ve never been so convinced of the decency and legitimacy of a government as I am today of the Maduro administration.

    Even Israel has chimed in against it, so Maduro must be fighting against the Fiend.

    We should all support him in any way possible, with such sinister forces aligned against him and the Venezuelan people.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  81. @Sparkon

    ” Pandemoneous is not a word” : Says who ? I will invent any new word my heart so desires and you, unedumacated double-digit IQ person you are, shall not forbid me to do so.

    “Pandemoneous” is describing a certain condition, certain set of circumstances.

    All “words” are simply arbitrary inventions, constructions abstracted from a variety of other languages and pasted together to form a “new word”. Pan means : everywhere, and Demonia means a climate of Demonic lunacy. Pandemonia having it’s roots in ancient Greece.

    There are no natural laws governing linguistic construction, everyone has the right to alter, add to or subtract from the language they are employing.

    Look I really do not cherish the action of debating with a leftist ignoramous, and I will concede to you, and award you the position in the winners circle.

    Mark Twain : “Argue with a fool and what do you get : two fools”

    AJM

    • Replies: @Sparkon
  82. Rurik says:
    @Rurik

    We should all support him in any way possible, with such sinister forces aligned against him and the Venezuelan people.

    for once Turkey demonstrates genuine human decency

    https://russia-insider.com/en/brother-we-are-you-nato-turkey-emerges-staunches-defender-maduro-against-trump/ri26040

    I hope the whole world speaks with one voice to repudiate the fiendish treachery of the ZUSA against that targeted nation and suffering people.

    This is not about socialism vs. capitalism. It’s about a The Rule of Law vs. the (((unilateral power))) that demands fealty to all things zio. Including Eternal Wars and obeisance to Israel.

  83. Uslabor says:
    @Realist

    Didn’t white folk find their “balls” in 2016?

    • Replies: @Realist
  84. @jacques sheete

    Two points on Nock’s essay:

    (1) In part VI, fourth paragraph, Nock employs the adjective, “flagitious” – it is a word I occasionally use and the only other writer whose text I have read who has used it is part of the brethren, Bruce Seyla, retired judge of the First Circuit Court of Appeals.

    (2) Regarding Mr. Cleveland, take a peek at Brion McClanahan’s Nine Presidents Who Screwed Up America. McClanahan evaluates the presidents according to their fidelity to the constitution. After taking to task his 9 targets, McClanahan gives props to four presidents who he argues came much closer to constitutional fidelity than all of the others. Cleveland was one of the four. The author cited Cleveland’s repeated vetoes of pension bills for Civil War vets.

  85. Realist says:
    @Uslabor

    Perhaps a few, but not enough.

  86. @Sparkon

    Hey, Sparkon,

    I have the impression that you are one of the higher quality commenters here.

    I have set up a Discourse forum server at https://heresy.space and you are cordially invited to sign up. It’s a bit quiet now since it hasn’t been up long, but maybe we can get some discussions going there. If you write some stuff on there, I’ll at least reply. Like, you can post something about what a phony Trump is, for example… (Or water is wet….)

    (This is also addressed to NoseytheDuke. And actually, to the various normal, reasonable people around… I wouldn’t invite “Authentic Jazz Man” since his IQ is way too high, so…)

    • Replies: @Sparkon
    , @Willem
  87. Sparkon says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    ” Pandemoneous is not a word” : Says who ? I will invent any new word my heart so desires and you, unedumacated double-digit IQ person you are, shall not forbid me to do so.

    Ha ha ha. You really are a case. Even your reading comprehension is poor. I didn’t forbid you to do anything, Jazzman, when I pointed out that “pandemoneous” is not a word.

    Says who? Says any dictionary, and that is the final authority on words, not only for Scrabble, and on articles submitted for publication, but also for the vocabulary tests that are one of the cornerstones for measuring verbal ability on IQ tests, where I had already “qualified” for Mensa in the 6th grade, by a wide margin, and whoop do doo, whoomp there it is.

    My vocabulary simply trumped yours, and all your special pleading can’t change that. Sorry Charlie, only the best vocabularies are associated with the highest IQs. so put that in your double-digit horn, accompany yourself with a duet, and blow it out both ends.

    Incidentally, your wooden, error-prone writing lends little credence to your claim of being “Mensa qualified,” but at least it’s arrogant and pompous.

    There are no natural laws governing linguistic construction, everyone has the right to alter, add to or subtract from the language they are employing.

    You’ve got language mixed up with Jazz. Only in the Tower of Babel are there no rules of spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Your ignorance of the basics makes me wonder what kind of education you’ve had.

    Care to share?

    Of course, I claim only a lowly BA with some grad work, so I’m not starting a credential waving contest, but since you’ve tried to smear me with wild and ungrounded accusations, it’s now time for you to put up, or shut up about education.

    Finally, you can’t even talk the talk without relying on ad hominem attacks and cheesy put downs, all of which are indeed reliable signs of insecurity, and low self esteem, but not of high intelligence.

    • Replies: @Liberty Mike
  88. Sparkon says:
    @Jonathan Revusky

    Thanks Jonathon, I’ll check it out. At the very least, I’m happy to see that your comments appear here again at Unz. And as you must know, I’m still curious about Betty Ong and her Chinese name.

    You also gave me some good advice once about getting bogged down with the trolls here. So much BS, so little time, but as you can see, I can’t help myself when the half-wits in the peanut gallery invite my attention with their idiotic statements, which I must refute, like a moth to a flame, I guess.

  89. @Normie-American

    This isn’t over.

    Trump allies are ignominiously hunted down and thrown in the slammer. Short of a scorched earth response, we will suffer more than election defeat in 2020.

    Trump and the imaginary democratic process are finished.

    The effete among our own people must be dealt a crushing blow, before we can mop up the parasites, commies and misfits who have declared themselves our overlords.

  90. @Sparkon

    Sparkon, are you willing to cede lexical sovereignty to one, or at best, a handful of dictionaries?

    Jazzman makes a compelling point regarding neologisms. All of us are free to coin new words and the question of whether a word, novel or otherwise, is a word, is not, and should not, be left within the exclusive jurisdiction of a Merriam or a Webster to resolve.

    I am sure that you are familiar with the word supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, yes? Do you think that all dictionaries immediately recognized that word, as a legitimate word, prior to the release of Mary Poppins?

    Do you know that the composers of the song, the Sherman brothers would make up words as children? Prior to the release of the movie, do you think Walt Disney thought the word was not a “real” word?

    OTOH, of course, language does, and must have, some rules for the practical reason that without them we wouldn’t be able to communicate effectively.

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  91. Pontius says:

    Hmmm,.

    Didn’t Hitler and his confrères dispatch a whole shit-ton of white people into the great beyond?

    In hindsight, were they not doing G-d’s work?

    Mind blown……

    /sarc

  92. Sparkon says:
    @Liberty Mike

    Sparkon, are you willing to cede lexical sovereignty to one, or at best, a handful of dictionaries?

    Sure. What other way is there? Dictionaries are the final authority on words, which are the building blocks of any language. Our written language is what separates and distinguishes Homo sapiens from all the other snarling beasts of the jungle. I think we should treat language with care and reverence.

    In addition to having the resources of the Internet and its several dictionaries at my fingertips, I have also a Merriam-Webster dictionary on CD as part of Britannica 2000, and further, my 25-year old, 7-pounder – The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition – is never far from my keyboard.

    Merriam-Webster on CD gives the adjectival form of pandemonium as pandemonic, which is not surprising at all if one understands the etymology of Pandemonium, the Capital of Hell in John Milton’s Paradise Lost.

    Demons are demonic, not demoneous.

    I am sure that you are familiar with the word supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, yes? Do you think that all dictionaries immediately recognized that word, as a legitimate word, prior to the release of Mary Poppins?

    When all else fails, cite Hollywood, speaking of paradise lost, but this cool Internet thingy once again bears fruit:

    In fact, the earliest known written record of a variant is for supercaliflawjalisticexpialidoshus from an “A-muse-ings” column by Helen Herman in The Syracuse Daily Orange (Syracuse University), March 10, 1931.

    https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/origin-supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

    “Let’s go OooooRange!” So much for the Sherman brothers. Hollywood is copycat central.

    Jazzman makes a compelling point regarding neologisms. All of us are free to coin new words and the question of whether a word, novel or otherwise, is a word, is not, and should not, be left within the exclusive jurisdiction of a Merriam or a Webster to resolve.

    Sure, you can ride creative license all the way to the end of the rainbow, or even Hollywood, and many have in art, literature, and poetry. But one should not be able to take or claim artistic license with regard to the truth, the facts, or any evidence, according to our laws, or in any jurisdiction or endeavor where accuracy, clarity, and precision are required, such as in science, engineering, medicine, and logic…or even crossword puzzles.

    Today, in my view, the greater challenge to the utility of language is presented by the massive number of poorly educated writers on the Internet who are scribbling away and seeding the language with all manner of nonstandard English as if dictionaries didn’t exist.

    I suggest that neologisms are not so much the problem as is misuse of existing words, like decimate, or optics, which reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of the traditional and longstanding meaning of these words.

    Now, the mangled meanings of these terms appear in many newer dictionaries, but not the older ones, and so the ignoramuses have their day, and we’re well on the way to Babel.

    Pay no attention to the man with the dictionary. Those are not the words you’re looking for.

  93. A Dem administration whacked Martin King on LBJ’s watch so they can kiss his ass in safety. But now smell the apocrine sweat of their spittle-flecked panic as they melt down over Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka, the peace-and-human-rights candidates of today.

    https://whowhatwhy.org/2019/01/29/did-jill-stein-help-elect-donald-trump/

    DT-stage McCarthyism; complete mutism on the rights and rule of law planks of the Green ticket; little thought-stopping factoids for Democrat dupes and NPCs. Just goes to show ya, Democrats will always fight more viciously to their left than to their right. They torpedoed Zionazi F-35 whore Sanders, FFS (he takes integrity ATM for Burlington ANG Base loot) – and Sanders is one second of arc left of Bibi. Republicans are a big tent – all you have to do is hate Dems. Dems are the totalitarians – they exist solely to destroy reformist initiatives. Dems still hate the jigs who aren’t bought or dead.

    Nothing will ever make me vote for a Dem. Let them lose and lose and die out like the parasitic vermin they are.

  94. “Does there not come a time when the pandering has to stop?”

    Dare to dream Pat, dare to dream.

  95. Willem says:
    @Jonathan Revusky

    I tried to open https://heresy.space but all I see is a blank page. Could be my mistake, or maybe the reason why it is so quiet out there.

    Really appreciate your comments here, reason why I tried to have a look at your discourse forum

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  96. @Willem

    I tried to open https://heresy.space but all I see is a blank page. Could be my mistake, or maybe the reason why it is so quiet out there.

    Really? That is very strange. I just opened it. What browser was that? I dunno…. It could take a little while to open if your system is slow maybe…

    Well, you’re very welcome. What can I say? It pretty clearly works. Try it again…

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